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Three Flights Up
Beth Stahlecker




Four Way
1996 • 64 pp. 6 x 9"
Poetry

$11.95 Paperback, 978-1-884800-04-7



Three Flights Up is the posthumous book of poetry by Beth Stahlecker and establishes The Stahlecker Series of Four Way Books: books by poets at decisive stages of their careers, favoring the shorter collection. This collection also contains an an Afterword by Ellen Bryant Voight.

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"In Stahlecker as in Oppen or Simic, Follain or Stevie Smith, silence-and its visual manifestations of space, light and air within the text-is made articulate...[There is a] sense in the poems of something under pressure, and shimmering."—Ellen Bryant Voight



BETH STAHLECKER lived in Philadelphia and its environs for most of her life. After graduation from LaSalle University, she earned an M.A. in English from Temple University and spent 13 years tutoring the economically and educationally underpriviledged, while studying poetry in the Warren Wilson College low-residency Program for Writers. She completed an MFA, spent a brief residency at the Cummington ARts Colony. In October 1991 she was diagnosed with liver cancer and died ten days later at the age of 38



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